Learning to Listen
AIRED ON: Sep 2, 2010
Francine Orr discusses how she learned to be a quiet observer while photographing a Yapese village.
Growing up in Colorado, Francine Orr was profoundly affected by images of the American civil rights movement, which led her to study history and art at the University of Saint Mary, in Leavenworth, Kansas. After college, Orr volunteered for the Peace Corps on the island of Yap in the Federated States of Micronesia before beginning her career as a photojournalist....